Rubbermaid Commercial Products Introduces Slim Jim Step On Containers

News | 6/12/2015

SYDNEY– 1 October 2015 – Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), the leader in innovative, solutions-based products for commercial and institutional markets worldwide, announces the availability of the Slim Jim® Step-On refuse containers in Australia. The newest addition to RCP’s hands-free waste management portfolio, the Slim Jim Step-On is designed to satisfy the diverse needs of any facility, maximising space efficiency with a 20 per cent smaller footprint* and a slim profile ensuring a perfect fit in even the tightest spaces.   “The Slim Jim Step-On container is designed with a slimmer profile and fills a gap in the market for smarter, safer, aesthetic refuse containers. Foodservice, healthcare and commercial environments demand hands-free waste management solutions that enhance any environment,” said Kristine Sickels, Senior Vice President of Marketing, RCP. “Slim Jim Step-On container’s slim profile and intuitive design helps to reduce the effort and space needed to manage refuse, ultimately improving productivity.”   Enhancing worker and patron satisfaction and wellbeing, the hands-free Slim Jim Step-On container features a built-in lid dampener that ensures a quiet and controlled lid closer that minimises noise, allowing patients and patrons to be undisturbed. The lid’s hinge is located inside the container which prevents wall damage compared to traditional receptacles.   Alicia Fenwick, Senior Manager, Brand Activation at Rubbermaid Commercial Products added, “The Slim Jim Step-On’s innovative features have been specially designed to withstand the tough Australian environment and cater to the unique needs of the hospital, healthcare and foodservice industries. Through our stringent testing and performance standards we’ve designed this refuse container to improve workplace productivity, efficiency and performance.”   Blending seamlessly into its environment, the Slim Jim Step-On container is available in five sizes and in front-step or end-step styles to meet a variety of space requirements and applications. Premium colour and finish options enhance the aesthetics of any environment.   The Slim Jim Step-On line can be purchased through distributors nationwide. For more information about the containers or to find a RCP distributor or wholesaler, please visit   *Versus current RCP step-on containers.  Footprint reduction varies based on size of container.